ALTABIRA RELEASES MENU FOR SEPTEMBER 28th COMMONS BREWERY BEER DINNER

PORTLAND, Ore. – September 14, 2016 – Altabira City Tavern has released menu details for the upcoming Commons Brewery Dinner at 6:30 p.m., September 28, the first of its three fall beer dinners featuring collaborations with craft brewers from around the state.  Guests will enjoy a 4-course gastropub-style menu prepared by chef de cuisine Luis Escorcia and pastry chef Natalie Harkness, paired with craft beers from the featured brewery.

Menu for Wednesday, September 28th with Commons Brewery

Reception

Salt cod fritters, chile aioli

Avocado toast, lime, cilantro

Pork rillettes, crostini, pickled onions

Pairing: The Commons Myrtle, a tart Farmhouse ale with a pleasant acidity

First Course

Beer and cheese soup with cheddar biscuit

Pairing: The Commons Pils, a Northern German-style pilsner

Second Course

Scotch egg with a Lyonnaise salad of frisee, radish, fine herbs and sherry vinaigrette

Pairing: The Commons Flemish Kiss, a Foudre Aged American brett ale

Third Course

Braised beef short ribs, marble potatoes, rainbow chard and Nardello peppers

Pairing: The Commons Farmhouse Ale, a golden, crisp and floral Belgian ale

Dessert

Peach and huckleberry semifreddo

Pairing: The Commons’ Fleur de Blanc, a white farmhouse with rose hips, petals and elderflowers

The reception begins at 6:30 p.m., and dinner commences at 7:00 p.m.  Twenty seats are available at $75 per person, drinks, food and gratuity included.  Reservations may be made by calling the restaurant at (503) 963-3600.

The beer dinners continue into the fall with two more local brewery collaborations, following the same format as the Commons dinner:

Wednesday, October 19th – Pfriem Brewery

Wednesday, November 9th – Worthy Brewery

Altabira City Tavern offers regional American cuisine focused on updated classic dishes with 16 taps of local craft beers, select Northwest wines, and locally distilled spirits. The restaurant and bar is open for lunch and dinner in a modern setting with large floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping views of Portland’s downtown skyline and inner eastside. For more information and menu, please visit www.altabira.com.